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The World 40 Years Ago
The year 1972 saw continued conflict in Vietnam and Northern Ireland, and a hostage situation at the Olympic Games. Today we continue our series, looking back 40 years. SOUTH VIETNAM—South Vietnamese peasants continue to work in a rice field during an air attack by the U.S. Air Force, 1972.
Book of the Week
RFK Funeral Train
by Paul Fusco
Thirty-nine years ago this week in Los Angeles, Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated. A funeral train carried his body from New York City to Washington, D.C. In RFK Funeral Train, Paul Fusco documents the funeral train procession. Despite the hot weather, hundreds of thousands of people stood along the train tracks waiting to pay their respects.
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